Specialist Podiatrist

  • Full Time
  • Bedford

Website NHFTNHS Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

NHFT Secured Services is offering an experienced podiatrist an exciting and unique opportunity to work somewhere completely different – within prison and immigration removal centre (IRC) environments. This post could be fulltime or part-time for the successful applicant, working in at least two of the following sites: HMP Peterborough, HMP Woodhill, HMP Bedford, and Yarl’s Wood IRC.

Podiatry service is integrated within the primary healthcare team. The aim is to provide appropriate and timely care for patients with foot pathology. The podiatrist is supported by GPs, nurses, healthcare assistants, pharmacists, physiotherapists, mental health professionals, administrators, and the senior management team, to ensure quality patient care and excellent patient experience.

You will be provided with supervision and mentoring by the clinical lead podiatrist. Mandatory training and other training needs will be identified during the appraisal process to support both your continual professional development and general wellbeing.

To provide exceptional podiatry care, you will assess, diagnose, and provide management for a wide range of patients. Your case load will include complex patients with multiple medical conditions and co-morbidities including: diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, dermatological diseases, terminal illness, musculoskeletal disorders, and nail pathologies.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.

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